August 22 - Standing Room
In the evening,
the line stretches on both sides of the door before Music Literature begins, and only 13 late-adds can be accomodated, for an apparent total enrollment of
48 -- with 24 other lamentably having to seek other options (unable to have 72, after all, given the size of the classroom)...
We proceed in an introductory fashion, looking toward Quiz 1 next week...
C Major Scale:
C D E F G A B C
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 (1)
Do Re Mi Fa Sol La Ti Do
Five Ways of Producing Sound:
One Octave (C to C) on a Piano Keyboard:
Black Notes C#/Db, D#/Eb, F#/Gb, G#/Ab, A#/Bb
White Notes as in a C Major Scale
 Richard Strauss - Also Sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spake Zarathustra): I. Introduction
 Gustav Holst - The Planets: I. Mars
 Alan Hovhaness - Symphony No. 50 ("Mt. St. Helens"): III
 Edgar Varese - Poeme Electronique (Electronic Poem)
 Senegal - Greetings from Podor
 California (Yurok) - Women's Brush Dance
The day begins with the beginning of pdf for Missa California: Gloria,
where parking remains an adventure,
before and after a Music Theory spin on the Ancient Chinese Entrance Hymn for the Emperor (including a new recording) re dictation, followed by adventures in inversions.
labors include the detail-edit of Triple Concerto for Bassoon, Contrabassoon, and Harp: III (page 15) -- plus the compositional conclusion of The Decameron - Second Day: III. Allesandro Falls in with an Abbot (9 pages total),
back to Diablo for the Music Literature line-up,